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    Would you like to stand to become a Governor at Medway NHS Foundation Trust?

    24 February 2021

    This is your opportunity to make a difference to the running of the Medway Maritime Hospital by standing as a candidate in the 2021 round of governor elections.

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    Family donates £5,000 to cancer unit

    23 February 2021

    Medway NHS Foundation Trust has received a staggering donation of £5,095 for the Galton Day Unit at Medway Maritime Hospital in memory of former patient Elizabeth Cooper.

  • Drop off news

    Successful launch for patient belonging drop-off service

    16 February 2021

    We are happy to reveal that the launch of the patient belongings drop-off service at Medway Maritime Hospital has been successful after more than 500 bags containing essential items were delivered to patients last month.

  • Homebirth news

    Home birth service reinstatement

    02 February 2021

    Following ongoing discussions with SECAmb, we are very pleased to announce that we are once again able to support home births commencing 2nd February 2021 from 9am.

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    Update on home birth service

    26 January 2021

    Unfortunately, due to the continuing pressure on our local ambulance service SECAmb, we are not yet in a position to resume homebirths.

  • Virtual Meet Governors News

    Join our virtual ‘Meet the Governors’ session - 27 January

    20 January 2021

    Our Governors, who represent local people in Medway and Swale, are pleased to invite you to our virtual ‘Meet the Governors’ session on 27 January.

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    New service to drop off patient belongings

    15 January 2021

    We have launched a new service to help our patients receive belongings from their loved ones while they are staying at Medway Maritime Hospital.

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    ‘The NHS saved my life after Christmas COVID misery’

    11 January 2021

    A 34-year-old man from Medway has paid tribute to staff at Medway NHS Foundation Trust for ‘saving his life’ after he was admitted to hospital with COVID-19 on Christmas day.

  • Digital maternity

    Suspension of home birth service

    31 December 2020

    We will be contacting all of those women who had planned to give birth at home over the coming weeks, and support them in making arrangements to have their baby in our maternity unit at Medway Maritime Hospital.

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    Stop the virus, help the NHS

    22 December 2020

    The pressure on all NHS services across Kent and Medway has risen significantly due to the higher infection rates in the community.